Bristol news Latest coronavirus cases and deaths in Bristol region MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The figures come on the same day England's first local lockdown has been imposed
Breaking News ! No new coronavirus cases or deaths have been recorded in Bristol, North Somerset or South Gloucestershire in the past 24 hours. This comes ahead of Saturday when there will be an easing of the lockdown rules as pubs and cafes reopen. Read More Related Articles Police urge people to stay away from Bristol city centre as pubs reopen Read More Related Articles Bristol Nightingale Hospital to be officially put on 'standby' Public Health England's latest figures show there's been 726 positive-lab tests for Covid-19 in our city. As of as of 4:04pm on Tuesday, North Somerset recorded 491 cases with no new patients testing positive for the virus today. And Bath and North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire have seen just a handful of new cases in the month of June. In B&NES the total stands at 238 - an increase of just five since the start of June. In South Gloucestershire, a total of 406 people have tested positive for coronavirus, an increase of three this month so far.
. The trust's total still stands at 151 - including two that were recorded at Weston General in the early days of the pandemic, before the two trusts merged. North Bristol Trust, which runs Southmead Hospital, has recorded 119 patients who have died of coronavirus since the start of the pandemic - and the most recent recorded death there occurred one week ago (June 22).
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Across the UK, 43,730 people have died after contracting the virus following a rise of 155 today. Leicester's lockdown The figures come on the same day England's first local lockdown has been imposed in Leicester. Rising numbers of cases in the East Midlands city - 10 per cent of all positive cases in the country over the past week - mean the planned easing of restrictions on Saturday will not take place, with people have been advised against all but essential travel.
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Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Leicester's seven-day infection rate was 135 cases per 100,000 - three times that of the next highest city.
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